Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
to still be alive. >> before we take a break, a reminder of our top story. health-care workers in madrid have been protesting as the spanish government is presenting a new budget on thursday intended to make further reduction in its -- and stabilize the burden of accumulated debt. there is speculation in financial markets about whether state will seek a new eurozone bailout. the financial markets started to show new concern about spain. that is all for the moment. stay with us. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to understand the industry you new ventures and help provide capital for key strategic decisions. we offer expertise and tailored solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> "bbc world news" was presented by kcet, los angeles. presented by kcet, los angeles.
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for the largest revamp of america's healthcare system since the 1960's. in the near term, the court is expected to hear cases on a number of highly contentious issues, ranging from affirmative action and same-sex marriage, to corporate accountability for international human rights violations, and phone rights. john roberts cast the final vote for the health care act, raising questions about whether the conservative justice will continue to ally himself with more liberal elements of the bench. oral arguments today will be the first public session since the justices delivered the healthcare ruling in june. to talk about the significance of the case before the court, we are joined by the presidents f for alliance for justice. talk about the last decision, the last time the justices were together, what does it mean, it significant? particularly, justice roberts' vote? >> good morning. it is a tree to be here. i am one of your most loyal fans. last year, we had a blockbuster case with the court deciding the constitutionality of president obama's health care law. to many, the decision was a surprise.
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have any rights to healthcare. you have a situation of increasing poverty in spain. that is the way that portugal and greece have gone as well. on the other hand, you have a loss of faith in the institutions. our finance minister was the head of lehman brothers when it collapsed. the former head of the imf who also was a finance minister under a banking giant that is now being bailed out to the tune of 23 billion euros. >> can you say something about ise role in the housing cris in particular? >> basically, he was asked to handle this banking giant. it was basically several banks rolled into one that became this banking giant. he was asked to manage it. what happened was this banking giant basically had lent a lot of money to building companies that could not pay back the loans. and it also was landing and a lot of money to people who were mortgaging houses who could not return the money. it dug in south into a huge financial hole while at the same time not informing the government or the bank of spain or the right institutions. by the time he quit, it was asking for this huge publi
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
would go away if you gave people clean water and realized all of our partners the healthcare industry don't come close, all combined don't come close to the global reach. i don't think of coca-cola as the world's largest beverage company which of course they are, i think of them as this incredible global efficient, effective distribution network that can get everywhere, every remote village, everywhere, and we -- >> rose: it has a brand identity so people know. >> will trust them. so we went to the coca-cola company and said we have a piece of technology, we want to take it out of the framework of being a science fair project and give it to the opportunity to take on the goliath problem of the 21st century, bad water, we call the project slingshot because slingshot was the little piece of technology that was given to david and as the kid i remember the story of david and goliath and the moral to me was you use technology properly, slingshot and you will take out goliath. >> rose: so what do we have here? i want to show it in just a moment. >> so in this little accurate scale model o